The Winona Education Association Advocates for Education award winners, Dave Mertes and Nancy Brown, and the WEA Teacher of the Year, Amber Mlynczak, with WEA Co-presidents, Scott Halverson and Janet Luttmers (outside) at the American Education Week Reception on November 14th. The event was sponsored by the WEA and Merchants Bank.
Winona Health-trees of Light
Community members who are honoring or remembering family and friends who hold a special place in their hearts during this holiday season are invited to the Winona Health Foundation’s Trees of Light gathering on Thursday, December 14 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Winona Health clinic lobby, 855 Mankato Ave., in Winona. Attendees are invited to enjoy music, refreshments, visit with friends and celebrate those they honored through the Trees of Light. A short remembrance ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. under the direction of Chaplain Tim Gould. Those who gave are welcome to find their ornaments on the trees and take them home during the event on December 14 or anytime during clinic hours after December 15. The Trees of Light campaign continues until December 31. Gifts received by December 31 will be acknowledged in the Winona Post.
Gifts to the Trees of Light campaign may be made online, by mail or in person at the Foundation office on the first floor of the hospital at Winona Health, 855 Mankato Avenue, Winona, 55987. Giving forms are available at the hospital and clinic information desks. For more information, contact the Winona Health Foundation at 507.474.4136 or online at winonahealthfoundation.org/treesoflight.